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Piedmont Virginia Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College 501 College Drive Charlottesville, VA 22902 Phone: (434) 977-3900
  • General Information
    About Piedmont Virginia Community College

    Piedmont Virginia Community College promotes student success through excellent educational programs and services that are accessible and affordable. The College is a comprehensive, public, associate degree-granting institution. As part of the Virginia Community College System, Piedmont Virginia Community College serves the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. College transfer and workforce development are the core of the college's mission. Challenging coursework and a full range of support services are provided for students in both college transfer and workforce development programs. The first two years of baccalaureate study prepare students for success at four-year colleges and universities. Workforce development programs prepare students for successful careers and promote a skilled regional workforce by meeting the training and educational needs of employers. Programs and services in developmental education, general education, community service and lifeĀ­long learning support and enhance the mission core and prepare students for success in life.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 63%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 6,910
    Native American 23
    Asian 228
    African American 884
    Hispanic 173
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,283
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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